Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome - my favourite childhood reading. I wanted so much to have adventures like the children in the books!

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome - my favourite childhood reading. I wanted so much to have adventures like the children in the books!

Sophie is now President of The Arthur Ransome Society "Everyone is asking me about the new film adaptation of Swallows and Amazons. I read an early version of the screenplay, visited the film crew ...

Sophie is now President of The Arthur Ransome Society "Everyone is asking me about the new film adaptation of Swallows and Amazons. I read an early version of the screenplay, visited the film crew ...

The gaff-rigged sailing dinghies Swallow and Amazon as featured in the 1974 movie 'Swallows & Amazons' shot on Derwentwater in the English Lake District.

The gaff-rigged sailing dinghies Swallow and Amazon as featured in the 1974 movie 'Swallows & Amazons' shot on Derwentwater in the English Lake District.

Swallows and Amazons Campfire Flags  Etched Enamel Mug by JagoIllustration on…

REDUCED! Campfire Flags 2016 - Etched Enamel Mug

Swallows and Amazons Campfire Flags Etched Enamel Mug by JagoIllustration on…

dinghyparts.jpg (1810×2115) Diagram to help explain "Swallows and Amazons" nautical terminology.

dinghyparts.jpg (1810×2115) Diagram to help explain "Swallows and Amazons" nautical terminology.

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome. (I bought the British version of the Puffin paperbacks when I was a kid.)

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome. (I bought the British version of the Puffin paperbacks when I was a kid.)

Map showing film locations used in the 1974 film of 'Swallows & Amazons' around Coniston Water in the English Lake District drawn by Sophie Neville

Map showing film locations used in the 1974 film of 'Swallows & Amazons' around Coniston Water in the English Lake District drawn by Sophie Neville

Cover for Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome, designed by 2013 V&A Book Cover Illustration Winner Pietari Posti l Victoria and Albert Museum #art #illustration

Cover for Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome, designed by 2013 V&A Book Cover Illustration Winner Pietari Posti l Victoria and Albert Museum #art #illustration

Check out the new poster for Swallows and Amazons | Live for Films

Check out the new poster for Swallows and Amazons | Live for Films

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